Health

PHOTOS & VIDEO: 10TV Commit to be Fit Expo

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10TV introduced this health and fitness expo seven years ago as a station initiative to help families in Central Ohio lead healthier lives.Read more

More older women are drinking hard

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New research finds an increase in binge drinking among older women.Read more

FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

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U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk.Read more

Utah's governor signs abortion-halting legislation

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Utah's governor signed legislation on Saturday that would require doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted after taking just one of two pills, despite doctors' groups saying there is little evidence to back up that idea.Read more

“Solar-powered skin” could open new doors for prosthetics

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Engineers have developed a new way of harnessing the sun’s rays to power “synthetic skin” that they hope can be used to create advanced prosthetic limbs capable of returning the sense of touch to amputees.Read more

Children exposed to opioids lead to calls for help every 45 minutes

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New findings reveal the number of calls to poison control about children being exposed to opioids is on the rise. Read more

No opioids, please: Clearing the way to refuse prescriptions

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The ease of relapsing into opioid addiction has led a growing number of states to help residents make it clear to medical professionals they do not want to be prescribed the powerful painkillers.Read more

Opioid dependence can start within just a few days

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Doctors who limit the supply of opioids they prescribe to three days or less may help patients avoid the dangers of dependence and addiction, a new study suggests.Read more

Cuts in Medicaid could have detrimental effects on drug courts

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The GOP's plan to reform health care could impact millions of Ohioans who depend on Medicaid.Read more

What's Going Around: Strep throat, respiratory infections

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Flu is lower as the season starts to wind down, but there are some things picking up.Read more

The reason many Americans are still skipping their flu shots

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More than half of American adults don't get an annual flu shot, and black Americans are even less likely to do so because of concerns about side effects, researchers report.Read more

Too little sleep early on could lead to behavior problems

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Preschoolers who get too little sleep may be more likely to have trouble paying attention, controlling their emotions and processing information later in childhood, a new study suggests.Read more

Synthetic pot, or "fake weed," much riskier than marijuana, study finds

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Teens who use synthetic pot are at a heightened risk for violent behavior, risky sex and abuse of other drugs, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study revealed.Read more

Report: 2 pregnant Utah women with Zika lost their babies

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In the past five months, two pregnant women in Utah lost their babies in the first trimester after contracting Zika, according to a state health department report releaseRead more

New study on nursery product dangers

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The basics of just about every nursery can pose a danger to young children. Researchers urge strategies to make nursery products safer.Read more